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Piece of Thai History

The shrine is to King Taksin who united Siam now Thailand. It is a small but nice temple in Rayong... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Keith M
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Shrine to the King Taksin

A smaller shrine in the heart of Rayong. The shrine is easy to find though parking can be limited... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Craig L
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Tak Sin Road | Tha Pradu, Rayong, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The shrine is to King Taksin who united Siam now Thailand. It is a small but nice temple in Rayong. It is probably Rayongs best attraction.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A smaller shrine in the heart of Rayong. The shrine is easy to find though parking can be limited. The statue and temple are well looked after. A very nice place to visit.

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This week I have friends from Australia staying with me, so it was time to put on my tourist guide hat and show them the sights of Rayong. First call was to the King Taksin Shrine. Taksin the Great, as he is known, was the...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very impressive tribute to the king. Well kept statues and surroundings. Limited room for worshippers. As with other shrines, parking may be a problem during peak times.

Thank nortravel2013
Reviewed 1 March 2017

the shrine has colorful history, important for Thai people and also Chinese,since he was Chinese it also near the big wet market of Rayong, quite interesting to see food and snacks are cheap,after this you can visit old town Rayong

Thank zzvinai
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This King became known as Taskin the Great and he has a life size bronze statue that is covered in gold leaf. His greatness stems from unifying Siam and moving the previous capital, Thonburi to the existing capital of Bangkok. A must see shrine if...More

1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Current front court is a parking lot for a nearby bazaar. If you want to come and worship Him to the daytime. Do not come at night because there is no parking. The King is the King of Thailand's great. And worthy of worship He...More

Thank mdsee999
Reviewed 17 October 2015

There is probably no more enigmatic character in Thai history than King Taksin (1734-1782), who led Siam to victory over the Burmese after the second fall of Ayutthaya in 1767. He subsequently unified Siam and moved the capital to Thonburi, site of the present day...More

5  Thank David B
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